Book Report: Mice And Men By John Steinbeck

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Brief description of all the sets;*Salinas river~ A few miles south of Soledad. Woods with a path along the river. Lots of trees and ash piles. Which made the leaves whistle along the water of the river at night.*Bunk house~ Eight bunks all lined up against the white painted walls. An apple box card table in the center of the room, and boxes that were used as seats scattered on the unpainted floor. The floor was also littered with playing cards.*Susie's Bar~ On the ranch, where the guys go to drink. I imagine this set to be an old looking bar, with wooden walls and cracked floorboards. With all kinds of alcohol for the men to drink scattered everywhere, along a long wooden table where the guys gather around sitting on boxes as chairs.*The men's dream house~ A little flat iron stove in the kitchen, with lots of food to eat. A large windmill out front. They each have their own room and an extra bunk for visitors.*Barn~ Cracked wooden walls and floorboards, with a horseshoe game at one end. Dusky air, and the silence of the barn made the voices of clangs louder than normal. A packing box where the puppies laid near the hay door.*Harness room~ A little shed that leaned off the wall of the barn. With a harness hung by the four paned window.*End of the barn~ Hay is piled high. Hanging over it was the four-talon Jackson fork that suspended from its pulley. The hay came down like a mountain slope to the other end of the barn. The level ground was yet unfilled with the new crops.Brief physical description of the characters;*Lennie~ Huge man, with pale eyes, about 6 feet tall and weighs about 220 pounds. Very husky, and has brown hair. Seems to be about 38 years old and not very intelligent.*George~ Short, wise man. With restless eyes and sharp strong features. Has brown hair with gray streaks in it. Weights about 160 pounds, and is about 5' 6" tall. Seems to be about 46 years old.*Aunt Clara~ Lennie's aunt. I picture her to be in her mid-40's, with dark brown hair, and a medium sized body structure.*Candy~ An old man, with a scratchy old voice. He's missing one hand. I picture him to be in his early 60's with gray hair and about 5' 6" tall.*Stable Buck~ His name is Crooks. He has black skin, deep dark eyes, black wrinkles, and has light colored lips. I imagine him being about 40 years old and about 6 feet tall, weighing 190 pounds.*Owner of the ranch (Boss)~ Curley's dad. I imagine him being about 5'9", weighing about 175 pounds. Also having dark brown curly hair, and being about 60 years old.*Curley~ Big guy, owners son, Seems to be about 35 years old and around 5'9", weighing about 175 pounds. He has a thin brown face, brown eyes, and curly hair. He wears a glove on his left hand, high-heeled boots on his feet, a soiled brown Stetson hat, and spurs to prove he isn't a laboring man.*Curley's Wife~ I picture her to be about 30 years old. With a young looking face, small body structure, long brown curly hair, dark eyes, and bright red lips. Also about 5'...

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